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Old 01-01-2010, 10:53 PM   #16
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Something just seems wrong with this whole thing! OP are you able to provide pics of the panel and also your meter box?
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Old 01-02-2010, 08:12 AM   #17
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left side is the main panel. right side is the sub panel. the main panel is Murray LC4040L1200.
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Old 01-02-2010, 08:15 AM   #18
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Look outside by the meter. Can you take a picture of the meter socket?
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Old 01-02-2010, 08:17 AM   #19
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Note the service lines are connected directly to the hot bus without a disconnect. The first two breakers on the left side supply the sub panel.
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meter box outside. it does have a 200A main breaker here.
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Gotta love wirenuts in a new construction panel.
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Old 01-02-2010, 08:22 AM   #22
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meter box outside. it does have a 200A main breaker here.
There you go. There's your disconnect. Can you take some close pics of the neutral and ground bars in the main panel.
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what are you looking for specifically?

yes, there are a couple of wire nuts in there. but the inspector didn't say anything so i assume it was OK. not fantastic but OK.

just to clear the question. the entire house is wired by the same electrician and it passed the inspection already.
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Is this a single family dwelling or condo?
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This is perfectly legal in MA.
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single family.
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It looks like the wirenutted connections are neutral extensions of the AFCI neutral.

Not sure why the white conductors not re-identified as ungrounded wasn't caught.
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what are you looking for specifically?

yes, there are a couple of wire nuts in there. but the inspector didn't say anything so i assume it was OK. not fantastic but OK.

just to clear the question. the entire house is wired by the same electrician and it passed the inspection already.
Just wanted to see if all of the grounds and neutrals were separated at the main and if bonding screw was removed. Yes, not pretty, but it's legal.
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Can you take a closer picture of the red wirenut in side the panel?
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Can you take a closer picture of the red wirenut in side the panel?
You mean the one with multiples wires nutted together? At least that's what it looks like. But hey, it was passed by an inspector so it must be safe. Hope they're on different phases...
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